2014 Physics Teacher Education Coalition Conference Schedule and Presentations

Salon C, Level 3
Room 104, Level 1
Room 107, Level 1
Room 103, Level 1
Room 108, Level 1
Ballroom (Salons), Level 3

Building Leadership

Monday, May 19
8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast (outside Salon C on Level 3) and Registration (Level 2)
9:00am - 10:00am The Conflict Between Recommendations and Reality: A Short History of U.S. Physics Teacher Education from 1880-2014 David Meltzer
10:00am - 10:30am
Break and Refreshments, Level 1
Strand: Recruiting and Retaining Future Physics Teachers Pedagogical Training for Physics Teachers The Future of Physics Teacher Preparation
10:30am - 12:00pm Building Thriving Programs Robert Hilborn Developing Pedagogical Content Knowledge Stamatis Vokos; Eugenia Etkina The Politics of Teacher Preparation Michael Marder
12:00pm - 2:00pm Community, Inquiry, Leadership: Opportunities that Support STEM Teacher Growth and Sustainability Nicole Gillespie
2:00pm - 3:30pm Panel: Recruiting Through Multiple Pathways Panel: Gay Stewart; Ron Henderson; Stamatis Vokos; Kathleen Koenig Using a Flight Simulator in Preparation of Physics Teachers Eugenia Etkina Introduction to the Ideas of Quantum Physics for High School Students and Teachers Paula Heron; Marisa Michelini
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Break and Refreshments, Level 1
4:00pm - 5:30pm Building a Community of Future Physics Teachers Kurt Fletcher; Matt Cooper; Michael Eisinger Video Analysis with Preservice Teachers and Learning Assistants Angela Little; Lauren Barth-Cohen; Eleanor Close Designing the Future of PhysTEC Monica Plisch
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Dinner on your own, meet in Level 1 lobby for networking dinner
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Poster session and dessert reception
Tuesday, May 20
7:45am - 8:30am
Breakfast (outside Salon C on Level 3) and Registration (Level 2)
8:30am - 10:00am Creating Learning Environments for Future STEM Teachers Susan Singer
10:00am - 10:30am
Break and Refreshments, Level 1
Strand: Learning Assistants Leading Professional Communities Leading Through Sustainability
10:30am - 12:00pm Learning Assistants in Advanced Courses Bennett Goldberg; Manher Jariwala Building Communities of Practice among Inservice and Future Teachers Michael Wittmann Panel: The Part-time TIR model Panel: Chuhee Kwon; Jon Anderson; Kurt Fletcher; Brian Thoms; Katie Beck
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Tejas Conference Dining, Level 2
1:00pm - 2:45pm Introduction to PhysTEC by Monica Plisch Joint Plenary with UTeach Conference
STEM Teacher Education: Pressure and Promise
Arthur Levine
2:45pm - 3:00pm
Break and Refreshments, Level 1
3:00pm - 4:15pm Learning Assistants Teaching in High Schools Karen King Extended Professional Development and the Growth of a Community of Practice Paula Heron; Donna Messina Sustaining Programs in Physics Teacher Education: A Study of PhysTEC Supported Sites Rachel Scherr
4:15pm - 4:30pm
Break and Refreshments, Level 1
4:30pm - 5:45pm The Real-time Instructor Observing Tool for Future Teachers Cassandra Paul Built to Last: Professional Development Through Teacher Community Colleen Megowan-Romanowicz Panel: Building Leadership Teams Panel: Laird Kramer; J.W. Harrell; John Simonetti; Patrick LeClair
6:00pm - 7:30pm
UTeach Conference Reception and Poster Fair